Check Scam Notice

Fake checks purported to be issued by ATCOG are currently being circulated. The checks are counterfeit, may arrive by special delivery and require a signature. The arrival of these checks seem to be linked to job search scams, but may also appear out of the blue. In many instances, these fake checks will feature the name of a real company—although often not the company that purportedly hired you, which should be your first red flag. They also might use real account and routing numbers. In Read More +

TEXT TO 9-1-1 for ATCOG Region

TEXT-TO-9-1-1 SERVICES AVAILABLE IN BOWIE, CASS, DELTA, FRANKLIN, HOPKINS, LAMAR, MORRIS, RED RIVER, TITUS COUNTIES Texarkana, TX, November 15, 2018– Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) Regional 9-1-1 Program is pleased to announce the availability of Text-to-9-1-1 service in Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River and Titus counties. Text to 9-1-1 is a service that allows citizens to send a text message directly to 9-1-1 for assistance in the event they are unable to make a voice call. Simply send a text as Read More +

FY 2018 / 2019 Solid Waste Pass-Through Grant Funding

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) announces the availability of approximately $38,000 to be distributed throughout our nine-county region to fund an illegal dumping surveillance camera loan program and community cleanup events during FY 2018 / 2019. The counties included within the ATCOG region are: Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, and Titus. During FY 2018, ATCOG will purchase surveillance cameras and warning signs to be placed at known illegal dumpsites, for the purposes of discouraging illegal dumping and identifying illegal dumpers Read More +

TRAX Transportation announces “Paris Metro” Service

Paris Metro TRAX Transportation announces “Paris Metro” Service Fixed-Route bus service in Paris, TX. Service will launch Wednesday July 27th as a Ride for FREE Day @ 9:30am. Regular routes will run Thrusday 7/28 @ 6:30am-6:30pm. For More Information: Fare Information Click Here Route Map Click Here Bus Stop Locations/Times Click Here Paratransit Application Click Here Call 903-739-2444 or 2445 for more information.

TRAX – Notification of Change to Cancellation Policy

TRAX cancellation policy has been changed. If a passenger has 3 or more missed trips either from cancellations without 24 hour notice and/or no shows will be suspended from service for 30 days. TRAX Transportation has established an administrative process to suspend service to passengers who establish a pattern or practice of missing scheduled trips. This policy applies to all passengers. A late cancellation occurs when a passenger cancels a trip less than 24 hours before the scheduled trip. A no-show trip occurs when the Read More +

T-Line Decreasing Student and Youth Passes

Notice is hereby given that Texarkana Urban Transit District (TUTD) will be decreasing the price of Student & Youth Monthly Passes from $30 to $20.  Prices for all other monthly passes and tickets will remain the same.  This will become EFFECTIVE: June 1st, 2015.  If you have any questions or comments, please contact TUTD, 903/794-8883, 1402 Texas Blvd Texarkana, TX  75501.

FEMA Seeking Applications

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applications from young people between the ages of 13 to 17 years old who are interested in serving on the Youth Preparedness Council. This is an excellent opportunity for a young person to be actively engaged in better preparing families and communities for disaster preparedness. Please click here for more information regarding this opportunity. Applications are due on March 2, 2015.